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Knowledgebase) Subjects) Crime

  • Anti-social behaviour
    The case for ‘Putting it Right’ Sessions. 4 September 2017
    Brighton BCRP supports new scheme in Lambeth 27 May 2014
    ‘Sensible on Strength’ 14 November 2013
    Conservative opposition calls for review of city protests 23 April 2013
    March for England: police issue legal notices to separate marchers from protesters 19 April 2013
    March for England disruption 13 April 2013
    Katy Bourne is elected police commissioner. 17 November 2012
    New rules for chuggers 20 August 2012
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership [BCRP] introduces Smartphone 'App' for its members. 2 March 2012
    Government promises power to oblige police to take action over anti-social behaviour 1 February 2012
    A Day in the Life of the Business Forum's NightSafe Manager 18 October 2011
    Prolific offender crime figures fall dramatically 3 October 2011
    Council call for differential VAT rates on alcohol 30 September 2011
    Action against crime: innovation fund 16 August 2011
    Brighton & Hove “drink culture” adds to hospital admissions 30 May 2011
    Businesses should prepare for May Day 26 April 2011
    Government issues response on Pedlary 25 March 2011
    Liaison Officers organise help for LGBT community 14 March 2011
    Businesses Invited to Join Local Action Team 10 March 2011
    Manchester strikes favourable compromise to reduce chuggers 18 February 2011
    Will CPIs be as good as ASBOs? 8 February 2011
    BRC says crackdown on fines needs to be permanent 1 February 2011
    Invitation to Central Hove's L.A.T Meeting 15 January 2011
    Death of the ASBO 6 January 2011
    Business Improvement Districts may help pubs and clubs escape the government's "late night levy" 30 November 2010
    Minimum alcohol pricing fails to get off the ground 27 November 2010
    BCRP radio network contributes to successful policing as 3000 students demonstrate 27 November 2010
    Illegal necklace trader collared 30 September 2010
    Bank Holiday Monday demonstrations: statement from Sussex Police 26 August 2010
    Mural - a legacy to great partnership working 20 August 2010
    Big issue made simple 20 August 2010
    Prime Minister backs cheap alcohol ban; Alcohol Concern suggests 150% price increase; Brighton opts for "Save Dave" campaign 13 August 2010
    Coalition Government may scrap ASBOs. That's a pity. 9 August 2010
    Big Issue pitches 9 August 2010
    Retailers drive responsible drinking culture 31 July 2010
    Bars and pubs to pay for the cost of binge drinking 5 July 2010
    Ocean Rooms licence revoked 6 February 2010
    New powers to tackle teen drinking come into force 30 January 2010
    Conservatives launch new plan for coastal town regeneration 19 December 2009
    Minimum pricing won't stop alcohol abuse 4 October 2009
    New campaign to tackle under-age drinking 4 September 2009
    Brighton tackles drug related crime 8 August 2009
    Brighton is commended for efforts to counter underage drinking 18 July 2009
    Hundreds sign up for free counter terrorism training in Brighton. 28 June 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) to attend the national launch of trailblazing work to manage Brighton & Hove's night time economy 19 June 2009
    Mandatory code wins over minimum pricing on war against alcohol abuse 16 May 2009
    May Day protest march – an unknown quantity 26 April 2009
    Do police targets fail to address anti-social behaviour? 9 April 2009
    Brighton & Hove is named best at managing night economy 4 March 2009
    Anston House prosecution 23 January 2009
    Banning happy hour won't stop teenage drinking 6 January 2009
    Alcohol Disorder Zones deemed unworkable 6 January 2009
    Sussex district councils to employ BID style security guards 3 January 2009
    New powers to clamp down on alcohol disorder 27 December 2008
    New power to close problem premises 5 December 2008
    Westminster Council makes a stand against illegal art 1 November 2008
    Government failing to act against shoplifting 25 October 2008
    Extended drinking leads to more in violence? 25 October 2008
    Sussex graffiti gang jailed 14 October 2008
    Action against excessive drinking 12 October 2008
    A simple solution to teenage street drinking? 12 October 2008
    Have PCSOs passed their shelf life? 5 July 2008
    Empowering people to cut crime 29 June 2008
    Pressure Point pressured to the point of no return 5 June 2008
    Ladettes become increasingly violent through drink 23 May 2008
    Wash-away chewing gum becomes a reality 18 April 2008
    Jail – a fair punishment for tagger 14 April 2008
    Compulsory “security levy” for clubs & pubs 8 March 2008
    The battle against teenage drinking wages on 8 March 2008
    Police sting shows pubs still failing our teenagers 26 February 2008
    BID Guards protect Unique Brighton from vandalism 26 February 2008
    Safety on the buses 22 February 2008
    Street crime on the rise 24 January 2008
    Shoplifter banned indefinitely from Brighton 24 January 2008
    BID Security saves Brighton traders thousands of pounds 18 January 2008
    Brighton BID security beefed up for Christmas 1 December 2007
    West Street no longer the worst street for crime 24 November 2007
    Brighton MP supports tough action against graffiti vandals 24 November 2007
    Kids are not drinking in pubs but where are they going? 11 October 2007
    Brighton seeks to limit new licensed premises 3 October 2007
    Graffiti Artists jailed 29 September 2007
    New gum could save Council millions 29 September 2007
    Brighton takes a hard line on gum 15 September 2007
    Small shops take the brunt of business crime 21 July 2007
    Brighton to bar streets from yobs 2 June 2007
    BID guards recoup £1,800 of goods 22 May 2007
    Cash boost needed to help lower crime in Hove. 18 May 2007
    BID guards aid in tagger arrest 23 April 2007
    Job opportunity to make Brighton & Hove a safer place 19 April 2007
    Big Brother is watching (and talking too!) 6 April 2007
    Sonic Weapon runs into trouble with Liberty 17 March 2007
    Brighton is squeezing out troublemakers 16 March 2007
    Does the West End lead the way with ‘chugger’problem? 9 March 2007
    Brighton BID security guards use latest technology to catch thieves 29 January 2007
    Traders recover stolen goods thanks to Brighton’s BID 26 January 2007
    Tony Blair visits Brighton 23 January 2007
    Digital CCTV – the slick new way to catch a thief 13 January 2007
    Tesco gets a slapped wrist 6 January 2007
    Half of all ASBOs are breached but the scheme is still effective 10 December 2006
    New licensing laws mean more yobs get caught 26 November 2006
    Drink related violence falls with new drinking laws 18 November 2006
    BID security patrol hits the streets 11 November 2006
    Brighton says no to leaflet litter 4 November 2006
    New ideas wanted to make Christmas drinking safer 24 October 2006
    Yobbish behaviour is on the rise 22 October 2006
    Safer shopping in Brighton 9 September 2006
    Tesco prosecuted for anti-social behaviour 20 August 2006
    Brighton excludes problem drinkers 28 June 2006
    New licensing has positive impact 17 June 2006
    Brighton’s drink-fuelled, anti-social behaviour increases. Is fingerprint scanning a solution? 1 May 2006
    Our streets are getting cleaner but people still think they’re dirty 11 March 2006
    Community Support Officers under the microscope 29 January 2006
    Brighton graffiti vandal gets jail 19 January 2006
    Bid to stamp out gum litter 20 December 2005
    Business supports rehabilitation of ex-offenders 17 December 2005
    ASBOs on the box!…whatever next? 19 November 2005
    New Look tackles theft 11 November 2005
    "Three Strikes and You're Out" - Action to Tackle Alcohol Crime 1 November 2005
    Graffiti busting volunteers to clean the high street 23 October 2005
    New drink laws - drastic rethink urged 22 October 2005
    Safe Haven Project for West Street 19 October 2005
    Stamping out drugs and crime in Brighton & Hove 8 October 2005
    Brighton company launches system to tackle anti-social behaviour 17 September 2005
    Police: Zero Tolerance 24 August 2005
    First offence graffiti tagger punished with prison sentence 22 August 2005
    Death and disturbance feared as introduction of 24 hour drinking draws near. 17 August 2005
    Drugs crackdown is good for business 12 August 2005
    Brighton shoplifting massively reduced by removing key protagonists 16 July 2005
    Lights restored to Brighton seafront 15 May 2005
    Sticking point for ‘polluter pays’ principle 30 April 2005
    Businesses must continue to report crime 23 April 2005
    New cameras help stamp out anti-social behaviour 2 April 2005
    Novel move to tackle 'Saturday night syndrome' 20 March 2005
    A chance to see vandals repair the damage 19 March 2005
    Brighton MP backs boost to neighbourhood policing 12 March 2005
    Chewing gum – a sticky problem for Brighton & Hove 25 February 2005
    St Peter's Traders Assocation Meeting 25th January 2005 11 February 2005
    Call to outlaw "All-you-can-drink" promtions 6 February 2005
    New enforcement measures confuse 24 hour drinking message 22 January 2005
    Brighton MP supports new Drugs Bill 22 January 2005
    Spectre of special tax still haunts the drinks trade 14 January 2005
    On the spot fines for anti-social behaviour 8 January 2005
    Norfolk Square takes a stand 4 December 2004
    Young offenders create a mural – but will it stop the decline? 8 November 2004
    Begging 6 October 2004
    Shop crime on the rise 2 October 2004
    Tony Blair meets the Norfolk Square ASBO team 29 September 2004
    Home Office Minister visits Business Forum 28 September 2004
    Brighton launches scheme to hit prolific offenders 25 September 2004
    Brighton & Hove IPPO 15 September 2004
    Government support for 24 hour drinking wobbles 5 September 2004
    Record Year for beating loutish behaviour 5 September 2004
    Fat Boy Slim graffiti video slammed 28 August 2004
    Brighton Plays Cool with cards 28 August 2004
    Brighton’s BCRP shows persistent offenders the yellow card 26 August 2004
    Blitz on drunken yobs delivers results 6 August 2004
    Brighton selected for blitz on alcohol crime 8 July 2004
    Begging is Back 4 July 2004
    Novel use of ASBOs to counter flyposting 3 June 2004
    Crime falls as anti-social behaviour rises 4 May 2004
    Spot Fines for Graffiti taggers meets with little enthusiasm 11 April 2004
    Government supports graffiti blitz 6 April 2004
    Brighton & Hove Community Safety Partnership moves to high profile location 3 April 2004
    Brighton & Hove Council gets tough on fly posting 27 March 2004
    A chance to express your views on policing 6 March 2004
    Getting to grips with cards and flyers 10 February 2004
    Guide to help bus crews deal with crime 13 December 2003
    St James’s Street gains recognition at the highest level thanks to Derek Peacock. 22 November 2003
    Brighton Becomes an Anti Social Behaviour Trailblazer City 16 October 2003
    Brighton’s children are buying less alcohol 21 September 2003
    £20bn cost of drink culture in the UK 21 September 2003
    Retailers suffer more crime than any other type of business 13 August 2003
    MPs call for tough measures to control evening economy 11 August 2003
    Meeting of the Licensees Association - August 11 10 August 2003
    New Measures To Tackle Crime And Nuisance On The Railways 8 August 2003
    Late night licensees support the city wide street drinking ban 16 July 2003
    £20,000 for Business Crime Reduction Partnership 13 July 2003
    New Laws May Compel Owners to Clean Up Graffiti 4 July 2003
    Street Drinking Consultation 2 July 2003
    Meeting of the Violent Crime Tasking Group 28 June 2003
    Irish experience sounds warning bells for UK Licensing Reform 31 May 2003
    Brighton Big Issue Office Addresses Anti Social Behaviour 30 May 2003
    Police Authority Gives Cash Support 11 May 2003
    Respec' and 'Sponsibility 14 March 2003
    Drink Crisis Centre Expands and Demands for City Wide Street Drinking Ban Continue 26 February 2003
    Residents group gets serious and organised against 24 hour opening 19 January 2003
    Perfect Pitch 8 January 2003
    ASBO Success for RCI 8 January 2003

  • Arson
    Brighton arsonist has been charged 1 February 2007
    Brighton arsonists on trail of destruction 26 January 2007

  • Begging
    Big Issue pitches 9 August 2010
    Brighton to deal with street begging 12 August 2005
    Brighton & Hove smashes targets on begging 8 April 2005
    Begging 6 October 2004

  • Business Crime Reduction Partnership
    The case for ‘Putting it Right’ Sessions. 4 September 2017
    Crime Reduction Partnership accreditation scheme for mobile support services 13 February 2015
    Brighton BCRP supports new scheme in Lambeth 27 May 2014
    Brighton Business Forum supporting Gloucester crime prevention drive 14 December 2013
    A day in the life of the Business Improvement District [BID] Ambassadors 26 September 2013
    BCRP survey results: 'a valuable tool for businesses' 13 March 2013
    BCRP awarded distinction in Safer Business Award 25 February 2013
    Katy Bourne is elected police commissioner. 17 November 2012
    Brighton gets £83k in second round of 'Portas Pilots' 25 July 2012
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership [BCRP] introduces Smartphone 'App' for its members. 2 March 2012
    Global Retail Theft Barometer records increase in UK shoplifting 2 November 2011
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership [BCRP] wins more awards 30 May 2011
    Local MP calls for more dialogue between retailers and police 8 April 2011
    Brighton & Hove BCRP the largest in England 7 January 2011
    BCRP radio network contributes to successful policing as 3000 students demonstrate 27 November 2010
    Crime figures plummet but Sussex Police warn shop-keepers about the weather. 1 July 2010
    City’s National Award For Tackling Drink Problems 3 June 2010
    BCRP hosts anti-terrorism training 15 April 2010
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership [BCRP] saves Sussex Police nearly £4m over 2 years. 26 March 2010
    BCRP hosts visit by Home Secretary 29 September 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) gets national plug. 12 September 2009
    A Windfall that could prove to be a Rotten Apple – Tax refund Scam 26 August 2009
    Terrorism awareness training a great success 16 July 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) bans prolific offender. 19 June 2009
    New guidance on business crime 9 April 2009
    Brighton's NightSafe wins national acclaim 31 January 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership wins prestigious national award. 10 October 2008
    Crime falls nationally, Brighton & Hove figures even better 27 April 2008
    BCRP invests £120,000 in fight against business crime 20 October 2007
    Job opportunity to make Brighton & Hove a safer place 19 April 2007
    Council gives LABGI funds to business 9 April 2007
    Brighton BID security guards use latest technology to catch thieves 29 January 2007
    Traders recover stolen goods thanks to Brighton’s BID 26 January 2007
    Shoplifting must be seen as a serious offence 18 November 2006
    Shop crime reaches 'plague' proportions 12 October 2006
    North Laine Traders Association meeting - 12 September 2006 19 September 2006
    AGM of Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) 22 June 2006
    Meeting of the North Laine Traders Association Street Reps - Tuesday 23 May 2006 31 May 2006
    Rogue traders displaced to industrial sites 26 March 2006
    Minutes of the Kemp Town Village Business Association March Meeting 10 March 2006
    Job opportunity with Business Crime Reduction Partnership 29 January 2006
    Business Crime Manager retires 19 December 2005
    Business supports rehabilitation of ex-offenders 17 December 2005
    Sussex Police Business Crime warning: Distraction Thefts 14 September 2005
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership gets Safer Business Award 11 September 2005
    The "Yellow Duster" Scam 24 August 2005
    Drugs crackdown is good for business 12 August 2005
    Brighton shoplifting massively reduced by removing key protagonists 16 July 2005
    AGM of the Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) 8 June 2005
    Businesses must continue to report crime 23 April 2005
    BCRP investigates high tech solution to photo sharing 12 March 2005
    St Peter's Traders Assocation Meeting 25th January 2005 11 February 2005
    Call to outlaw "All-you-can-drink" promtions 6 February 2005
    New enforcement measures confuse 24 hour drinking message 22 January 2005
    Business crime is falling but retailers still bear the brunt 26 November 2004
    Make the criminals pay for their crimes 13 November 2004
    Shop crime on the rise 2 October 2004
    Home Office Minister visits Business Forum 28 September 2004
    Brighton & Hove IPPO 15 September 2004
    Brighton’s BCRP shows persistent offenders the yellow card 26 August 2004
    Crime Reduction 4 July 2004
    Two-thirds of businesses are victims of crime 25 April 2004
    Brighton & Hove Community Safety Partnership moves to high profile location 3 April 2004
    Brighton leads the way on crime reduction 18 November 2003
    Business Forum’s Crime Manager at Retail Crime Partnerships Conference 9 October 2003
    Government to help small businesses combat crime 22 August 2003
    Nightclubs Sign up to Business Forum’s Business Crime Reduction Partnership 21 August 2003
    £20,000 for Business Crime Reduction Partnership 13 July 2003
    Meeting of the Violent Crime Tasking Group 28 June 2003
    Sussex Police Give Cash Support to RCI 20 June 2003
    Public Name & Shame Plan Scotched by Judge 14 June 2003
    Americans Visit the Business Forum Offices 27 May 2003
    Police Authority Gives Cash Support 11 May 2003
    St James's Safe Haven Scheme Launched 28 February 2003
    Retail Crime Initiative Extends into Kemp Town 19 February 2003
    ASBO Success for RCI 8 January 2003

  • CCTV
    CCTV practice under the microscope 2 March 2011
    National Certificate for CCTV Operators - BIIAB Level 2 27 September 2010

  • Community safety
    The case for ‘Putting it Right’ Sessions. 4 September 2017
    Crime Reduction Partnership accreditation scheme for mobile support services 13 February 2015
    Sussex Police in £81m cuts by 2017 25 April 2014
    ‘Sensible on Strength’ 14 November 2013
    A day in the life of the Business Improvement District [BID] Ambassadors 26 September 2013
    Safe Space Report 26 June 2013
    March for England: police issue legal notices to separate marchers from protesters 19 April 2013
    March for England disruption 13 April 2013
    BCRP awarded distinction in Safer Business Award 25 February 2013
    A Day in the Life of the Business Forum's NightSafe Manager 18 October 2011
    Prolific offender crime figures fall dramatically 3 October 2011
    Consultation on how and where alcohol is sold in the city. 13 August 2011
    Local MP calls for more dialogue between retailers and police 8 April 2011
    Liaison Officers organise help for LGBT community 14 March 2011
    Hove benefits from Day of Action held by Sussex Police 12 September 2010
    The Worst Christmas Gift 16 November 2009
    Home Secretary wants you! 14 September 2009
    Brighter, safer and eco-friendly lighting for seafront 22 June 2009
    'You have the right not to remain silent' 7 March 2009
    Sussex district councils to employ BID style security guards 3 January 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership wins prestigious national award. 10 October 2008
    Empowering people to cut crime 29 June 2008
    Brighton's North Street traffic revamp aims to cut deaths. 26 February 2008
    BID Security saves Brighton traders thousands of pounds 18 January 2008
    Project ARGUS – terrorism, not newspapers 20 May 2007
    FSB slams supply chain security initiative 20 August 2006
    Hate Incidents & Your Business - Free Seminar 23 March 2006
    Hate incidents & your business 15 February 2006
    Drug Litter Strategy Review - Have Your Say 27 October 2005
    Stamping out drugs and crime in Brighton & Hove 8 October 2005
    51 criminals arrested before Labour party conference 26 September 2005
    Police: Zero Tolerance 24 August 2005
    Tony Blair meets the Norfolk Square ASBO team 29 September 2004
    Begging is Back 4 July 2004
    Police question role of Community Support Officers 19 May 2004
    New site shows crime stats in your area 13 May 2004
    Brighton & Hove Community Safety Partnership moves to high profile location 3 April 2004
    Police to become more integrated with local communities 8 November 2003
    Brighton & Hove succeeds in reducing drug related death 24 October 2003
    Brighton Becomes an Anti Social Behaviour Trailblazer City 16 October 2003
    Businesses work with Communities to improve Safety 12 September 2003
    New Measures To Tackle Crime And Nuisance On The Railways 8 August 2003
    Meeting of the Violent Crime Tasking Group 28 June 2003
    St James's Action Group Community Safety Meeting 24 April 2003
    Video Headsets for Door Staff Increase Security 22 March 2003
    Charity Blaggers Attract Criticism 21 March 2003
    Respec' and 'Sponsibility 14 March 2003
    St James's Safe Haven Scheme Launched 28 February 2003
    Perfect Pitch 8 January 2003

  • Crime prevention
    New scam: Beware the delivery man 25 November 2015
    Business Crime Reduction Partnerships at the heart of new business crime strategy 9 December 2014
    Brighton Business Forum supporting Gloucester crime prevention drive 14 December 2013
    CryptoLocker ransomware spreading fast 18 November 2013
    Brighton & Hove burglary: behind the scenes 30 August 2013
    BCRP awarded distinction in Safer Business Award 25 February 2013
    Safer streets thanks to BID security working with BCRP. 20 November 2012
    Prolific offender crime figures fall dramatically 3 October 2011
    Brighton & Hove BCRP the largest in England 7 January 2011
    Operation Giftwrap foils Festive Offenders 14 December 2010
    Retailers beware illicit alcohol traders 2 December 2010
    Local Action Team Welcomes Public Opinion 19 September 2010
    Zeus Trojan scam 9 August 2010
    Crime figures plummet but Sussex Police warn shop-keepers about the weather. 1 July 2010
    BCRP and Sussex Police work together at The Really Useful Business Show 16 October 2009
    Phone scam 19 September 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) gets national plug. 12 September 2009
    Brighton’s Business Crime Reduction Manager appointed to Board of Action Against Business Crime 25 August 2009
    Handyperson Home Security Training 21 August 2009
    Brighton tackles drug related crime 8 August 2009
    Ship Street Gardens Gating Request: Stage Two consultation 1 August 2009
    Sussex district councils to employ BID style security guards 3 January 2009
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership wins prestigious national award. 10 October 2008
    Have PCSOs passed their shelf life? 5 July 2008
    Putting the brakes on cycle theft 3 June 2008
    BID Security saves Brighton traders thousands of pounds 18 January 2008
    Brighton Business Improvement District security success 4 December 2007
    Brighton BID security beefed up for Christmas 1 December 2007
    Renewed campaign to stop underage drinking 1 December 2007
    Brighton & Hove is a safer city 30 November 2007
    PCSOs strengthened and standardised 30 November 2007
    BCRP invests £120,000 in fight against business crime 20 October 2007
    Shop workers to become special constables 26 August 2007
    Police talk to the people at Churchill Square 11 August 2007
    Brighton to bar streets from yobs 2 June 2007
    BID guards recoup £1,800 of goods 22 May 2007
    Cash boost needed to help lower crime in Hove. 18 May 2007
    Sussex Police offer aids to combat business crime 28 April 2007
    Big Brother is watching (and talking too!) 6 April 2007
    Brighton is squeezing out troublemakers 16 March 2007
    Shoplifting must be seen as a serious offence 18 November 2006
    BID security patrol hits the streets 11 November 2006
    Shop crime reaches 'plague' proportions 12 October 2006
    Safer shopping in Brighton 9 September 2006
    Clampdown on VAT registrations 31 August 2006
    Neighbourhoods to get more Community Support Officers 20 August 2006
    Invitation to Brighton's hotels and guest houses from "Burglar Bill" 12 May 2006
    Sussex Police introduce Electronic CrimeWatch page 7 October 2005
    Lights restored to Brighton seafront 15 May 2005
    BCRP investigates high tech solution to photo sharing 12 March 2005
    Brighton MP supports new Drugs Bill 22 January 2005
    Norfolk Square takes a stand 4 December 2004
    Business crime is falling but retailers still bear the brunt 26 November 2004
    Shop crime on the rise 2 October 2004
    Brighton launches scheme to hit prolific offenders 25 September 2004
    Fraud falls as Chip & Pin spreads 5 September 2004
    Brighton Plays Cool with cards 28 August 2004
    Another day, another crackdown 24 August 2004
    CBI says ID scheme is flawed 13 August 2004
    Firms advised to step up security 3 July 2004
    Police question role of Community Support Officers 19 May 2004
    Changes to the immigration law will affect businesses in Brighton 8 May 2004
    Beware bogus telecoms dealers 1 May 2004
    Expert security advice for businesses from MI5 1 May 2004
    Look out for bogus Health & Safety officials 25 April 2004
    Beware Mobile Phone Scam 23 February 2004
    Small shops to get £5.8 million to fight crime 1 July 2003
    Meeting of the Violent Crime Tasking Group 28 June 2003
    Latest Crime Prevention Initiatives On Show In Hove 2 June 2003
    "Chip & Pin" Credit Card Revolution Starts 24 February 2003

  • Drink and Drug Driving
    The Worst Christmas Gift 16 November 2009

  • Flyposting
    Council gets tough on leafleting to reduce litter 18 January 2008
    Supermarket fined on day one 28 July 2007
    Nightclubs take the rap for flyposting 1 July 2006

  • Fly-tipping
    Council backtracks on fine for Juice FM 17 June 2007
    Illegal dumping of trade waste is not to be tolerated 29 March 2007

  • Fraud
    CryptoLocker ransomware spreading fast 18 November 2013
    Police raid stops sale of fake merchandise 6 May 2011
    Retailers beware illicit alcohol traders 2 December 2010
    Credit card fraud – a minefield for the uninitiated 13 August 2010
    Online fraud set to take over from credit card fraud 12 March 2010
    Cybercrime is on the rise 2 October 2009
    Phone scam 19 September 2009
    A Windfall that could prove to be a Rotten Apple – Tax refund Scam 26 August 2009
    As card systems get smarter so do the fraudsters 21 March 2009
    Identity fraud – the victims and fraudsters revealed 1 June 2008
    Online fraud hits £500 million 26 April 2008
    Beware Brighton tourism confusion! 18 January 2008
    Mail order and financial services take the brunt of ID fraud 11 October 2007
    Brighton traders fall victim to card fraud 11 August 2007
    Business Fraud Alert from Sussex Police 30 April 2007
    Rise in ID fraud linked with increase in organised cyber crime 13 April 2007
    ‘Phishing’ losses up by 44% 17 March 2007
    Brighton retailers targeted in scam 6 January 2007
    RATs tackle illegal traders 4 November 2006
    ID fraud – Is your company safe? 22 October 2006
    Beware corporate ID fraudsters 20 August 2006
    Rogue traders will be cornered 29 July 2006
    Carousel Fraud wipes billions off Treasury receipts 13 May 2006
    Telecoms gansters prey on small businesses 8 April 2006
    Identity fraud costs the nation £1.7 billion a year 4 February 2006
    Don’t be taken in by scam publishers 4 February 2006
    Don’t be intimidated by fraudsters 12 December 2005
    Brighton Businesses Warned by Fire Service against ‘Strong Arm’ Sales Tactics 17 October 2005
    Chip & Pin confusion over consumer liability for fraud 15 October 2005
    Sussex Police Business Crime warning: Distraction Thefts 14 September 2005
    Business crime warning - Parcel Fraud 26 August 2005
    BT offers tips to avoid being stitched up by bogus operators 30 July 2005
    FSB challenges Companies House on ID theft 1 July 2005
    New scheme to isolate rogue traders 19 May 2005
    Internet Payment Fraud targets local Business 10 May 2005
    Internet Payment Fraud targets local Business 10 May 2005
    Are you on the Suckers List? 9 February 2005
    FSB says government should protect small businesses from con artists 4 February 2005
    Another scam hits Brighton businesses 4 December 2004

  • Graffiti
    Businesses urged to 'adopt a box' 26 January 2009
    Hove scrubs up well 15 October 2008
    Central Hove Action Team Cleans Up 6 October 2008
    New position heralds change for business in Hove 27 September 2006
    More power to the council in the war against graffiti 8 April 2006
    Business Improvement District (BIDs) update 5 March 2006
    Local Authorities must make cleanliness a priority 26 February 2006
    Brighton graffiti vandal gets jail 19 January 2006
    Graffiti Clean Up Day 30 October 2005
    Is Brighton being redefined by the hip-hop culture? 25 October 2005
    First offence graffiti tagger punished with prison sentence 22 August 2005
    Let's have murals not graffiti 9 July 2005
    Brighton businesses take action against graffiti vandalism 28 November 2004
    Young offenders create a mural – but will it stop the decline? 8 November 2004
    Graffiti Clean Up Day Success 20 October 2004
    Green Councillor Joins The Graffiti Busting Team 9 October 2004
    Volunteers To Rid The City Of Graffiti 8 October 2004
    Fat Boy Slim graffiti video slammed 28 August 2004
    North Laine traders learn about Operation Otter 3 August 2004
    Ridding the city of graffiti 28 July 2004
    Where are Brighton's volunteers? 17 July 2004
    Graffiti Attack! 17 July 2004
    Crime Reduction 4 July 2004
    Business Forum's graffiti booklet finds its way to Norfolk 24 May 2004
    Two-thirds of businesses are victims of crime 25 April 2004
    Spot Fines for Graffiti taggers meets with little enthusiasm 11 April 2004
    Government supports graffiti blitz 6 April 2004
    Police in Scotland Use Controversial Tactics Against Graffiti 4 January 2004
    Graffiti Boxes Head West 20 August 2003
    Retailers suffer more crime than any other type of business 13 August 2003
    Anti Graffiti Booklet gets Citywide Distribution 11 June 2003
    Graffiti - We Can Beat It 3 June 2003
    Graffiti Close to Zero as the Big Clean Up Continues 11 May 2003
    Major City Centre Clean Up Starts in Spring 14 February 2003
    "Wash & Go" Graffiti Busting in Western Road 8 February 2003
    Western Road - good news and bad news 8 January 2003

  • Illegal Street Trading
    Crackdown on illegal traders 5 December 2009
    Councils call for powers over pedlars 23 April 2006
    Rogue traders displaced to industrial sites 26 March 2006
    Illegal street trading linked to organised crime 19 November 2004
    Another day, another crackdown 24 August 2004

  • Legislation
    Tesco gets a slapped wrist 6 January 2007
    Chip & Pin confusion over consumer liability for fraud 15 October 2005
    Employment tribunals fall but the cost to business remains high 16 July 2005
    75% of Brighton traders could be in breach of the Business Names Act 16 July 2005

  • Licensing
    A modern day minor confrontation 1 June 2012
    Pubs and bars must offer drink in smaller glasses 24 August 2010
    Ocean Rooms to reopen 9 August 2010
    Business Crime Reduction Partnership [BCRP] saves Sussex Police nearly £4m over 2 years. 26 March 2010

  • Miscellaneous
    Court orders employee to hand over personal devices 15 June 2016
    BCRP survey results: 'a valuable tool for businesses' 13 March 2013
    Crime stats show a fall in crime 24 April 2009
    Prosecution for Anston House Developer 2 May 2008
    Report crime – it will make a difference 18 January 2008
    Opportunity to tell the Police what you think 14 March 2007
    FSB calls for business crime to be taken more seriously 29 January 2006
    Sussex Police Business Alert 19 August 2005
    Business crime should be a priority for Home Office 12 August 2005
    Will the worm dominate the 21st century? 10 July 2004
    Data Protection Scam On the Increase 12 June 2003
    Help for small businesses in the war against computer crime 27 March 2003
    Data Protection Scam 14 February 2003

  • National policy
    Immigration Act implications for employers 15 June 2016
    Has the bobby’s beat come to an end? 28 October 2015
    Police & Crime Commissioner briefing 31 July 2012
    Government promises power to oblige police to take action over anti-social behaviour 1 February 2012
    Are Drug Deaths Avoidable? The Debate 30 September 2011
    Prison might not be an option for low-level offences like shoplifting. 12 March 2011
    Will CPIs be as good as ASBOs? 8 February 2011
    New guidance to protect crowded places 19 March 2010
    Brighton MP supports new Drugs Bill 22 January 2005
    Make the criminals pay for their crimes 13 November 2004
    Another day, another crackdown 24 August 2004
    CBI says ID scheme is flawed 13 August 2004

  • Policing
    No change for PCC 6 May 2016
    Has the bobby’s beat come to an end? 28 October 2015
    Business Crime Reduction Partnerships at the heart of new business crime strategy 9 December 2014
    Sussex Police in £81m cuts by 2017 25 April 2014
    March for England: police issue legal notices to separate marchers from protesters 19 April 2013
    March for England disruption 13 April 2013
    New commander of Brighton & Hove Police announced. 8 March 2013
    Katy Bourne is elected police commissioner. 17 November 2012
    Police & Crime Commissioner briefing 31 July 2012
    Sussex Police April news 19 April 2012
    Government promises power to oblige police to take action over anti-social behaviour 1 February 2012
    BCRP to build on city centre success 2 November 2011
    A Day in the Life of the Business Forum's NightSafe Manager 18 October 2011
    Bank Holiday Monday demonstrations: statement from Sussex Police 26 August 2010
    Bars and pubs to pay for the cost of binge drinking 5 July 2010
    March and demonstrations in Brighton 23 April 2010
    Security for Business during Labour Party Conference 27 September 2009
    PCSOs strengthened and standardised 30 November 2007
    Brighton is squeezing out troublemakers 16 March 2007
    Police and PCSOs to get more power 11 November 2006
    Tell the police what you think 15 October 2006
    Neighbourhoods to get more Community Support Officers 20 August 2006
    More Bobbies on the beat 29 July 2006
    King Alfred development to incorporate a Police Office 12 March 2006
    Sussex Police may disappear 27 September 2005
    Blitz on drunken yobs delivers results 6 August 2004
    A chance to express your views on policing 6 March 2004
    Police to get cash boost for special constables 14 December 2003
    New Measures To Tackle Crime And Nuisance On The Railways 8 August 2003
    Police 4 December 2002

  • Squatting
    Residential squatting is now illegal: lock up your shops and offices 1 September 2012

  • Terrorism
    New guidance to protect crowded places 19 March 2010
    BCRP and Sussex Police work together at The Really Useful Business Show 16 October 2009
    Counter Terrorism Training 16 July 2009
    Terrorism awareness training a great success 16 July 2009
    Counter Terrorism Training 14 July 2009
    Hundreds sign up for free counter terrorism training in Brighton. 28 June 2009
    Labour Party coming to Brighton 26 June 2009
    £5 million to protect our city centres 24 April 2009
    Be alert to possibility of terrorism 4 July 2007
    Terrorism is real and it is never too far away 10 June 2007
    Project ARGUS – terrorism, not newspapers 20 May 2007

  • Theft
    Christmas: "Tis the season for an increase in shoplifting" 30 September 2015
    Rise in shop theft 4 February 2014
    Safer streets thanks to BID security working with BCRP. 20 November 2012
    Global Retail Theft Barometer records increase in UK shoplifting 2 November 2011
    BCRP to build on city centre success 2 November 2011
    BCRP Begins Filming for Channel 4 Documentary 19 September 2011
    Cost of crime prevention outweighs gains 16 January 2011
    Partners in business to prevent crime 30 July 2010
    Crime figures plummet but Sussex Police warn shop-keepers about the weather. 1 July 2010
    Christmas is coming and robbers are ready for rich pickings 27 November 2009
    A Windfall that could prove to be a Rotten Apple – Tax refund Scam 26 August 2009
    Brighton’s Business Crime Reduction Manager appointed to Board of Action Against Business Crime 25 August 2009
    Christmas is a time for giving ...it is also a time for taking! 21 December 2008
    Shoplifting - an epidemic in the making 12 October 2008
    Putting the brakes on cycle theft 3 June 2008
    Report crime – it will make a difference 18 January 2008
    BID Security saves Brighton traders thousands of pounds 18 January 2008
    Leave the fags behind with the bags 10 June 2007
    Designing theft out of mobile phones 27 May 2007
    An end to mobile phone theft, perhaps? 10 April 2007
    Beat the bag snatchers 6 April 2007
    Seagull’s shop burgled 29 March 2007
    Beware bogus charity collectors 14 March 2007
    Diamond ring thieves caught on camera 24 February 2007
    Bags and mobiles make up 10% of city thefts 23 February 2007
    Beauty Salon rampage 6 February 2007
    Brighton BID security guards use latest technology to catch thieves 29 January 2007
    Traders recover stolen goods thanks to Brighton’s BID 26 January 2007
    Digital CCTV – the slick new way to catch a thief 13 January 2007
    Shoplifting must be seen as a serious offence 18 November 2006
    Shop crime reaches 'plague' proportions 12 October 2006
    Should shoplifting be downgraded? 2 September 2006

  • Violent Crime
    Brighton & Hove is named best at managing night economy 4 March 2009
    Brighton's NightSafe wins national acclaim 31 January 2009
    Compulsory “security levy” for clubs & pubs 8 March 2008
    West Street no longer the worst street for crime 24 November 2007


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